Greenpeace scientist Dr. Rianne Teule measures radioactive levels of a device from the nearby Tuwaitha nuclear facility. The device, abandoned on a roadside, contains yellow powder that is 1000 times background levels of radiation.
We are calling for a full assessment of the situation at Tuwaitha and other nuclear sites in Iraq. Find out what we discovered on our trip in June and July 2003.
One member of the Iraq team writes, "How do you tell someone they can't stay in their own home anymore? How do you look someone in the eye when you know that what little they have, they should abandon, even though they have nowhere else to go? We had to do that today. Another day looking for nightmares, another day finding them..."
Forest in the Kainuu region, municipality of Kuhmo in the eastern part of Finland.
Forest in the eastern part of Finland.
Maize field grown in one of the 15 communities known to be contaminated by genetic pollution spread over 3 states of Mexico.
Mapping of intact forest landscapes in northern European Russia using high-resolution satellite images - methods and results.
The study includes projects from over four million farms in 52 countries. It explores how the world’s poor can feed themselves using cheap, locally-available technologies that will not damage the environment.
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